Natixis Targets Needs of Financial Advisers

November 12, 2009 ( - Natixis Global Associates (NGA), the distribution arm of Natixis Global Asset Management, has announced an expansion of its initiatives in the retirement marketplace that targets the needs of financial advisers.

NGA has launched a new retirement strategies group under the leadership of Matthew Raynor, executive vice president. Raynor will focus on aligning retirement sales, product, and marketing strategies with the company’s distribution partners and the general market. 

Raynor was formerly director of national sales for NGA.

“This new alignment of staff and creation of our retirement strategies group further empowers us to leverage all retirement-related resources across the company and expand our services to the financial adviser community,” said David Giunta, president and chief executive officer of Natixis Global Associates, in the announcement.

The new retirement strategies group will include Tracey Flaherty, senior vice president of retirement strategy; Dana Hartwell, senior vice president of DCIO sales; and Tim Maher, vice president of DCIO sales. Flaherty will continue to focus on new product evaluation and development of diverse retirement portfolio offerings for clients.

NGA plans to recruit additional sales personnel for the group.

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